State Troopers are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on Airline Drive at the intersection with Kingston Road.  This crash claimed the life of a Shreveport man.

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Here's information from the State Police News Release:

The preliminary investigation revealed a 1996 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 57-year-old Albert Orendorff of Shreveport, was traveling east on Kingston Road.  Orendorff disregarded a red light at the intersection of Airline Drive and was struck by a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup traveling south on Airline Drive.

The driver of the Dodge pickup, who was properly restrained, received minor injuries in the crash and was transported to a local hospital.  Impairment is not suspected but a toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis.

Orendorff, who was properly retrained, suffered life-threatening injuries.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  Impairment is unknown at this time but a toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis.  This crash remains under investigation.

In 2019, Troop G has investigated 14 fatal crashes resulting in 15 deaths.

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